Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JSR 170 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSR 170 over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 834 817
Rank change year-on-year +80 -17 +12
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 16 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.048% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 20
England median daily rate £575 £500 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +1.27% -10.23%
10th Percentile £413 £408 £346
90th Percentile £615 £585 £575
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £494
% change year-on-year +15.00% +1.27% -10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £33.46 £33.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% - -
UK median hourly rate £33.46 £33.08 -
% change year-on-year +1.13% - -

JSR 170 is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 22,398 33,698 31,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.58% 35.18% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,647 24,063 22,093
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 285 366
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -

JSR 170
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JSR 170 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JSR 170 in England

JSR 170
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSR 170 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSR 170 in England

JSR 170
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSR 170 in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSR 170 in England

JSR 170
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 170 within the England region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +96 11 £575 +15.00% 1
South East +49 4 £425 -15.00% 2
North of England +29 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
JSR 170
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JSR 170 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for JSR 170.

1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) Adobe
1 15 (93.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (81.25%) CMS
3 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Content Management
4 11 (68.75%) Jackrabbit
4 11 (68.75%) OSGi
5 9 (56.25%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (56.25%) Architectural Design
5 9 (56.25%) User Stories
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) CRM
6 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) Marketing
6 8 (50.00%) Degree
6 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (50.00%) Presales
6 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (50.00%) QA
6 8 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

JSR 170
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (93.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (81.25%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) Headless CMS
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (12.50%) AWS
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (12.50%) CloudFront
1 2 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Gradle
General
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) OSGi
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) Ext JS
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) JSF
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Content Management
3 9 (56.25%) Architectural Design
3 9 (56.25%) CRM
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Technical Leadership
3 9 (56.25%) User Stories
4 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (50.00%) Presales
4 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Java 8
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
1 8 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) IFS